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" I will say in addition to this that there is a physical difference between the white and black races which I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality. "
LIVES AND SPEECHES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND HANNIBAL HAMLIN - Page 217
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Linking Rings: William W. Durbin and the Magic and Mystery of America

James D. Robenalt - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 315 pages
...senate. "There is a physical difference between the white and black races," he said that day in 1858, "which I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality."46 The mixed theme Harding expressed in Birmingham — political and economic equality but...
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American Racist: The Life and Films of Thomas Dixon

Anthony Slide - History - 2004 - 242 pages
...argue over the future of the South, with Lincoln's views very much echoing those of Dixon: I believe that there is a physical difference between the white and black races which will forever forbid their living together on terms of political and social equality, (p. 45) The negro...
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Shapers of the Great Debate on the Civil War: A Biographical Dictionary

Dan Monroe, Bruce Tap - History - 2005 - 405 pages
...been in favor of making voters or jurors of Negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people; and I will say in addition...social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do remain together there must be the position of superior and inferior,...
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Transatlantic Slavery: Against Human Dignity

Anthony Tibbles - History - 2005 - 180 pages
...example of the corruption of man left to himself. (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1810, vol. xiv, p. 750): ... there is a physical difference between the white and...social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do remain together there must be the position of superior and inferior,...
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Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader from Arkansas

Grif Stockley - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 340 pages
...southern phenomenon. In a campaign speech against Stephen Douglas in 1858, Abraham Lincoln opined, "there is a physical difference between the white...social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do remain together, there must be the position of superior and inferior,...
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Selecting by Origin: Ethnic Migration in the Liberal State

Christian Joppke, Eric MacGilvray, Professor in the Department of Political and Social Sciences Christian Joppke - Social Science - 2005 - 330 pages
...He quotes Abraham Lincoln, the "Great Emancipator," who was offended when accused of abolitionism: "There is a physical difference between the white and black races which I believe will ever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality" (ibid, p. 79)....
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To Make Our World Anew: Volume I: A History of African Americans to 1880

Robin D. G. Kelley, Earl Lewis - Social Science - 2005 - 320 pages
...said, there was a "physical difference between the white and black races which . . . will for ever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality," Lincoln went on record as favoring whites over blacks. "There must be," he said during his campaign...
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The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln

Sean Wilentz - History - 2006 - 1044 pages
...explaining that he opposed equal rights for free blacks, and that physical differences "will for ever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality." Likewise, when Douglas alleged that Lincoln's "House Divided" statements were just a cover for his...
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Mulattas and Mestizas: Representing Mixed Identities in the Americas, 1850-2000

Suzanne Bost - History - 2005 - 268 pages
...essential inferiority (even animality) of the emancipated slaves. As Dixon's Abraham Lincoln explains, "There is a physical difference between the white and black races which will forever forbid their living together on terms of political and social equality" (45). This insistence...
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One Nation, Indivisible?: A Study of Secession and the Constitution

Robert F. Hawes - Political Science - 2006 - 374 pages
...been, in favor of making voters or jurors of Negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people; and I will say in addition...social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do remain together there must be the position of superior and inferior,...
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